Award Winners

ScholarshipsStacy H. Covil AwardOutstanding Career Achievement AwardOutstanding Public Health Award

Scholarships are presented to public health workers residing in the fifty-five counties comprising the Eastern District North Carolina Public Health Association for graduate study, undergraduate study, and technical/associate degree or certificate in a public health discipline. These scholarships are presented on an annual basis.

This Year’s Award Winners Are:

Graduate – Masters & Doctorate
Daniel Liles
Son of Margaret Dickens, Retired

Caroline Register
Daughter of Djuana Register, Bladen County Health Dept.

Technical/Associate Degree or Certificate – Child of Member
None Awarded

Undergraduate – Child of Member
None Awarded

Visit our Resources page to download Scholarship requirements and applications.

The EDNCPHA member nominated for this award should have demonstrated outstanding achievement in a specific health related project, program, or activity within the past two years.

Priority will be given to selecting an individual who has been instrumental in providing significant local, regional, or state impact or the potential for such impact, as a result of implementing the project, program or activity.

Award Winners
2018 – No Award Given
2017 – Paula Stanley, Cartaret County
2016 – No Award Given
2015 – No Award Given
2014 – No Award Given
2013 – Greg Bright, Wake County
2012 – Jon Harrison, Onslow County Health Department
2011 – *
2010 – ***
2009 – ***
2008 – ***
2007 – Terry Chappell, Wake County Environmental Services
2006 – Janet Clayton, Person County Health Department
2005 – Djuana Register, Bladen County Health Department
2004 – Scott L. Allen, Wake County Environmental Services
2003 – Sheila Alford, Halifax County Health Department
2002 – Debra Harris, Wilson County Health Department
2001 – Melissa Teachey, Harnett County Health Department
2000 – Evelyn Cley, Wayne County Health Department
1999 – Dr. Rodwell Drake, MD, Granville-Vance District
1998 – Dee Worden, Wake County of Environmental Health
1997 – Kathryn Smith, Craven County Health Department
1996 – Award Not Given
1995 – Eunice Inman, Roberson County Health Department
1994 – Hoanie Hoggard, Durham County Health Department
1993 – Peggy Garner, Onslow County Health Department
1992 – Barbara Carey, Stonewall, NC
1991 – Bobby T. Waters, New Hanover County Health Department
1990 – Libba Grant, Development Evaluation Center, New Bern
1989 – Charles Snyder, Wayne County Health Department
1988 – Penny G. Wright, New Hanover County Health Department
1987 – Dr. Robert Uebler, Washington County Health Department
1986 – ***
1985 – Gaylen Hayes, Robeson County Health Department

The EDNCPHA member nominated for this award should have significant achievements during a career which is characterized by exemplary and sustained service to public health.

Award Winners

2018 – Pam Cook, Person County Health Department
2017 – Evelyn Coley, Wayne County Health Department
2016 – No Award Given
2015 – No Award Given
2014 – No Award Given
2013 – TBA
2012 – George O’Daniel, Onslow County Health Department
2011 – Nita Britt, Wayne County Health Department
2010 – ***
2009 – ***
2008 – ***
2007 – Dr. Stephen Gooding, Harnett County Health Department
2006 – Deborah J. Warren, Harnett County Health Department
2005 – Nilla T. “Dicke” Sloop, Wake County Environmental Services
2004 – Marvin “Fred” Parker, Dare County Health Department
2003 – Don Womble, Hoke County Health Department
2002 – Betty Bissette, Halifax County Health Department
2001 – Dr. Ken wilkins, Wayne County Health Department
2000 – Myra Johnson, Bladen County Health Department
1999 – Harry Whitley, Children’s Environmental Health Branch
1998 – Dr. Patrick Gray, Harnett County Health Department
1997 – Mamie Chase, Wayne County Health Department
1996 – Virginia Newton, Granville-Vance District Health Department
1995 – Yvonne McKenzie, Roberson County Health Department
1994 – Richard Clayton, Washington Regional Office, DENR
1993 – William “Eddie” Pierce Jr.,PPc Health Department
1992 – Maye G. Myers, Wayne County Health Department
1991 – Nina Silverthorne, Wayne County Health Department
1990 – Hugh G. Young, Edgecombe County Health Department
1989 – Susan O’Brien, New Hanover County Health Department
1988 – Robert S. Parker, New Hanover County Health Department
1987 – Helen Ray, Johnston County Health Department
1986 – Marian Duggins, New Hanover County Health Department
1985 – Maye Gurley, Wayne County Health Department

The agency or program nominated for this award should have health programming which is considered creative, innovative, efficient, and effective. Also, the health programming should have demonstrated community involvement, community impact, and has been or is planned to be an ongoing effort.

Award Winners

2018 – Onslow County Environmental Health
2017 – Cumberland County Environmental Health
2016 – No Award Given
2015 – No Award Given
2014 – No Award Given
2013 – No Award Given
2012 – Health Education Section Bladen County Health Department
2011 – Plan Review & Rec. Sanitation Program – Wake Co. Environmental Services.
2010 – Plan Review & Rec. Sanitation Program – Wake Co. Environmental Services.
2009 – ADAP – NC Communicable Disease Branch
2008 – Wayne County Health Department
2007 – Robeson County Health Department
2006 – “Into the Mouths of Babes” – Oral Screening & Flouride Program
2005 – Orange County Tobacco, Unfiltered Group
2004 – Onslow County Health Department
2003 – Martin/Tyrell – Washington District Health Department
2002 – Dare County Health Department
2001 – Lee County Health Department
2000 – Harnett County Health Department
1999 – Hoke County Health Department
1998 – Robeson County Health Department
1997 – Craven County Health Department
1996 – Pitt County Health Department
1995 – Craven County Health Department
1994 – Wilson County Health Department
1993 – Cartaret County Health Department
1992 – Wake County Health Department
1991 – Roberson County Health Department
1990 – Pamlico County Health Department
1989 – Franklin County Health Department
1988 – No Award Given
1987 – Wayne County Health Department
1986 – Cartaret County Health Department
1985 – New Hanover County Health Department